This information is contributed by Nancy (Tillman) Komlos
John Tillman b. 2 Feb 1731 in Princess Anne, Somerset County, Maryland son of John Stephen Tillghman and Rosannah Tapper, served in the Somerset County (Md) militia in 1747. When the Revolutionary War came on he enlisted July 1, 1777 in Heron's Company of the 10th North Carolina Regiment as a private at the age of 47. He was transferred to Major Hardy Murfree's Company, commanded by Colonel John Patten. He served three years and received land for his services. He later moved to Bulloch County, Georgia, around 1800, where he lived until his death in 1829. He was interred at the Upper Lotts Creek Primitive Baptist Church cemetary, in Statesboro, Bulloch County, Georgia. References include "Roster of Revolutionary Soldiers in Georgia, Vol III, compiled by Mrs. Howard H. McCall, North Carolina Revolutionary Soldiers, Sailors, Patriots, & Descendants, Vol II, compiled by Joseph T. Maddox and Mary Carter Spes Alit Agricolam, Tilghman and Related Families by Stephen Frederick Tillman Bulloch County, Georgia Genealogical Source Material by Alvaretta Kenan Register GA Society DAR, Thronateeska Chapter History of Revolutionary Soldiers, 1968.